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Re: default font size

From: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 00:50:42 +0200 (MET)
Message-Id: <9707240050.ZM29932@grommit.inria.fr>
To: Josh Paluch <joshp@cnet.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Jul 23,  3:35pm, Josh Paluch wrote:

> How does CSS1 suggest that a client find the "default" font size, if one is
> not defined?

The default font size is set in the browser default stylesheet, a
conceptual entity which might not physically exist but which describes
how a page is rendered when there is no attached style sheet. The
values are likely to be affected by the user preferences or, failing
that, by whatever values the programmers thought reasonable.

Chris Lilley, W3C                          [ http://www.w3.org/ ]
Graphics and Fonts Guy            The World Wide Web Consortium
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Received on Wednesday, 23 July 1997 18:50:50 UTC

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